Bowling Green State University

Chapter's Creative Campaign

The AAUP's Bowling Green University chapter filed a petition for a union election in February, after months of grassroots organizing involving dozens of BGSU faculty and supported by other AAUP chapters in Ohio as well as the AAUP national staff.

Students and Faculty Protest Cuts

Hundreds of faculty and students at Bowling Green State University protested yesterday over the administration's plan to slash 100 faculty positions. "That is a mistake that BGSU must not make," BGSU AAUP chapter president David Jackson said. "We will be losing somewhere between 500 and 800 classes to be taught next year."

Contract Agreement at BGSU

The AAUP is pleased to announce that the Bowling Green State University Faculty Association and the BGSU administration have tentatively agreed to a contract, nearly two years after the union was formed. Faculty will vote on the contract in early April.

Fighting Cuts at BGSU

The year has gotten off to a tumultuous start at Bowling Green State University, where members of the AAUP-affiliated faculty union have led protests against funding cuts and been involved in intensive contract negotiations. Here, students and faculty members protest an administration plan to eliminate more than 10 percent of the university’s faculty positions.

Victory at Bowling Green

On April 12, 2013, the faculty union at Bowling Green State University voted 97% in favor of their new collective bargaining agreement. The contract is the first between the BGSU Faculty Association and the BGSU administration since the FA won recognition in October 2010.

Bowling Green Faculty Fights Cuts, Negotiates Contract

The year 2013 got off to a tumultuous start at Bowling Green State University, where members of the AAUP-affiliated faculty union led protests against funding cuts and became involved in intensive—and ultimately successful—contract negotiations.

What Faculty Unions Can Learn from Workload Policy in Ohio

Faculty workloads have been a subject of ongoing discussion in this magazine and elsewhere. Many outside academia (and a few within) view faculty members as ivory-towered elitists, with too few obligations to students or their institutions.

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